Chromapol™ 5 polymer

Hair-Care Skin-Care

Vivid hair color and deep conditioning without the need for heavy dye loads

Chromapol™ 5 polymer is a highly efficient hydrophobically-modified alkali-swellable acrylic emulsion (HASE) polymer designed for providing enhanced viscosity and emulsion stability to hair color systems. The polymer is suited for permanent and semi-permanent color systems, producing an elegant smooth flow as well as a non-drip shear-thinning rheology and high clarity gels.

Function: <a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Emulsifier'>Emulsifier</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Rheology Modifier'>Rheology Modifier</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Sensory Modifier'>Sensory Modifier</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Thickener'>Thickener</a>

Ingredient Name: <div class="ExternalClass0B1DB43E7F23464F930DAE7912C367B6">Acrylates/Beheneth-25 methacrylate copolymer</div>

Recommended Use level: ​Recommended use level is 2.5 to 6.0 wt% as supplied

  • Allows for hair color formulations free from fatty alcohols, maximizing formulation flexibility while maintaining color efficiency
  • Enables innovative product forms such as clear gels or glossy creams with very pleasant aesthetics
  • No drip rheology allowing for better consumer experience as well as targeted hair coloring
  • Pleasing hair sensory and color vibrancy, especially when combined with Merquat™ conditioning polymers
  • Provides the potential to improve sustainability profile due to cold process and substantial savings in energy, batch time and amount of fatty phase required